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Steve Israel's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Steve J. Israel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independence, Working Families for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marlene; 2 Children
Birth Date: 05/30/1958
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Dix Hills, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: The Importance of Energy Independence
Issue Position: Environment
June 30, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives on Appropriations, and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations - Plum Island
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
May 20, 2014 Reps. Israel and King Get Bipartisan Language Included in Water Resources Bill to help Protect Infrastructure in Extreme Weather
April 2, 2014 Letter to William Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator - Allow Condominium Associations and Housing Cooperatives to Apply for FEMA Grants
April 2, 2014 Letter to William Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - Rep. Israel Calls on FEMA to Give Co-op and Condo Community Options for Federal Disaster Assistance
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chair, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House Committee on Appropriations - Long Island Sound
April 2, 2014 Rep. Israel Calls on FEMA to Give Co-op and Condo Community Options for Federal Disaster Assistance
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 16, 2014 Reps. DeLauro And Israel Announce $4.5 Million In Federal Funding To Protect And Preserve Long Island Sound
Jan. 8, 2014 Rep. Israel Visits Great Neck Water Pollution Control District to Learn about their Use of Cutting-Edge Clean Technology
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Sept. 17, 2013 Reps. Israel, Meng and Crowley Urge FAA to Continue Environmental Reviews for LaGuardia and JFK Flights
July 12, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls on the EPA to Ensure Swimmers are Safe at New York Beaches
May 23, 2013 Sen. Gillibrand, Reps. Israel & DeLauro Announce Introduction of Legislation to Protect and Preserve Long Island Sound
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
March 14, 2013 Rep. Israel Applauds New York for Including Grants for Small Businesses in Sandy Recovery Plan
March 14, 2013 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Press Conference Today
April 13, 2012 Officials Sponsor Legislation to Preserve Millions in Federal Dollars for the Long Island Sound
March 16, 2012 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran, Members of the House Great Lakes Task Force
Dec. 16, 2011 Reps. Israel, DeLauro Announce the Introduction of Legislation to Protect and Preserve Long Island Sound
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Leader Cantor, and Whip Hoyer
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of Interior
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Feb. 17, 2011 Moment of Silence in Remembrance of Members of Armed Forces and Their Families
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 19, 2010 Rep. Israel Discusses BP Oil Spill & Protecting Our Environment With Long Island Girl Scouts at Crab Meadow Beach Clean-Up
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 21, 2010 Letter to Mr. McKay, Chairman and President of BP America, Inc
March 31, 2010 Letter To The Honorable The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Department of Energy's FY 2010 Budget Request
June 27, 2008 Reps. Gwen Moore and Steve Israel Announce International Clean Technology Fund Legislation
June 3, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
May 22, 2008 House Passes Rep. Israel Amendment Aimed at Fostering DOD Purchase and Recycling of Used Motor Oil to Reduce Energy Use
Oct. 29, 2007 My War Against Pine Needles
July 12, 2007 Reps. Israel, Bishop Announces $7 Million To Protect South Shore From Flooding And Hurricanes
June 27, 2007 Department Of The Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
April 30, 2007 Friday At The East Northport Middle School
Sept. 27, 2006 Press Release - Israel Lauds Expected House Passage of Bill to Protect the Long Island Sound
May 9, 2006 Letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson
May 8, 2006 Letter to USDA Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth
Dec. 7, 2005 Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendment (1)
Dec. 7, 2005 Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendment (2)
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